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The 1960s generation was captivated by the communal ideology of the Israeli Kibbutz, which garnered widespread support for Israel and was viewed as a miraculous phenomenon by the Kibbutz Movement. Apples and Oranges is a masterful depiction of the joy and enthusiasm experienced by both Israelis and visitors within the Kibbutz community. The film also addresses the significant cultural clashes and challenges that arose from the interactions between the two diverse cultures.

Sponsored by:
Karen Krivel

Followed by: The Boy

Director: Yahav Winner
Country: Israel
Year: 2023
Runtime: 25 minutes

In The Boy, Israeli filmmaker Yahav Winner offers a prophetic warning through his poignant short film. Set along the Israel-Gaza border, Winner’s final work captures the stark reality of life in the region. The film follows Barak, a young resident of KfarAza, whose daily life is overshadowed by the distant sounds of conflict emanating from Gaza. Despite his father Avinoam’s work in the fields, Barak grapples with the heartbreaking realization that individuals like him reside on the other side of the fence, amidst the turmoil.

The Boy is a hauntingly beautiful portrayal of the dissonance and complexity of existence along the border. Winner’s untimely passing on October 7th lends an added poignancy to his work, underscoring the urgency and relevance of his message.

Festivals and Awards

  • 2021, DocAviv Film Festival
    Nominee - Panorama (director)

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Film Info

DirectorYoav Brill
Runtime 80 min
LanguageEnglish, Hebrew w/English subtitles
Genre ,